Archive - Jun 18, 2009 - Story
The 2008/09 MTC Namibia Premier League finally comes to an end this weekend when the final round of matches will take place throughout Namibia.
African Stars already won the league title and the N$400 000 first prize on Wednesday night when they drew 1-all to Orlando Pirates, but with prize money guaranteed for the top six teams, Saturday’s final matches should still be strongly contested.
Only a point separates Black Africa, SKW and Civics, who will battle it out for the second place cheque of N$180 000.
The Tafel Lager Brave Warriors, Namibia’s senior football team, recently paid a courtesy visit to Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) the newly appointed official beverage sponsor of the Namibia Football Association (NFA).
The visit came in the wake of a sponsorship agreement entered into between the beverage company and the governing and controlling body for association football in the country. NBL, through its brand Tafel Lager, agreed to sponsor the Brave Warriors while the NFA appointed NBL as official beverage sponsor for the duration of five years with an option for renewal.
The Laeveld Suburb of Khomasdal will be the centre of attraction on Friday when Khomasdal rivals, Ella du Plessis and Augustineum High School take each other on in an FNB Netball Classic Clashes match.
The main Under 19 netball match is scheduled to start at 11h00 at the Augustineum Sport Grounds and Augustineum, the oldest school in the country, would like to settle the score with Ella du Plessis, who beat them in last year’s inaugural match.
The Bank Windhoek Junior Chess Championship will take place on Saturday at the Van Rijn Primary school in Windhoek. The Bank Windhoek Junior Chess Championship has attracted a lot of interest so far with more than 100 entries received in the various age group classes. The youngest competitor that will participate in the event so far is only eight years old.
African Stars finally won the Namibia Premier League title when they drew 1-all against Orlando Pirates at Windhoek’s Independence Stadium on Wednesday night. Heinrich Kazerua gave Stars an 18th minute lead with a cracking shot, but Stanley Kamesiepo equalised 14 minutes later after a quick counterattack.